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2015 Article Archive

Lung transplant breathes new life into father’s world

 

At 77, John Bunton rode a ski lift up a mountain near Ogden, Utah, and spent an hour hiking around at 11,000 feet, admiring the craggy scenery and breathing in deeply the crisp mountain air. In June, he plans to walk his daughter down the aisle.

Match Day 2015 by Specialty

 

Here, grouped by specialty, are the matches achieved by members of the UT Southwestern Medical School Class of 2015.

Number of births may affect mom’s future heart health

 

Women who give birth to four or more children are more likely to have cardiovascular changes that can be early indicators of heart disease than women who have fewer children, new research by UT Southwestern Medical Center cardiologists finds.

Match Day 2015: New roads open for medical students

 

On Friday, March 20, 234 senior students from UT Southwestern Medical School came together to learn where the next step in their careers will take them.

Biomedical Research Building named in honor of UTSW President Emeritus Dr. C. Kern Wildenthal

 

UT Southwestern Medical Center’s newest biomedical research building is being named in honor of Dr. C. Kern Wildenthal, President Emeritus and Professor of Medicine Emeritus, who served more than two decades as UT Southwestern’s second President

New cyclotron facility expands research opportunities and imaging capabilities for detecting, tracking cancer

 

UT Southwestern Medical Center’s Radiology Department has launched a new cyclotron facility that will help create isotopes used in imaging, cancer research, and for tracking cancers in the body.

Students learn that disease is linked to geography

 

Dr. Joseph Oppong, keynote speaker at the second annual UT Southwestern Medical Center Global Health Student Conference, told attendees that where a person lives has a great deal to do with what kind of disease he or she is exposed to.

Global Health speakers address Ebola crisis, surgical shortages

 

Experts in the study of African health issues headlined the 4th Annual UT Southwestern Medical Center Office of Global Health Symposium.

Dr. J. Donald Capra: Immunology leader, education advocate

 

Dr. J. Donald Capra, an international leader in the field of immunology who served as a UT Southwestern Medical Center faculty member for 23 years, died on Feb. 24 after a yearlong battle with brain cancer. He was 77.

WISMAC guest lecturer champions ‘exciting time’ for scientists

 

Dr. Huda Y. Zoghbi recently spent two days at UT Southwestern Medical Center as the 2015 Ida M. Green Distinguished Visiting Professor Honoring Women in Science and Medicine.